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  • Man arrested for lighting woman on fire

    Man arrested for lighting woman on fire

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:56:54 GMT
    A Stone County man is in jail accused of pouring gasoline on a woman and then lighting her on fire.
    A Stone County man is in jail accused of pouring gasoline on a woman and then lighting her on fire.
  • Two others arrested in Blytheville for hindering apprehension

    Two others arrested in Blytheville for hindering apprehension

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:58:24 GMT
    Micah J. Hopkins (Source: Blytheville Police Dept.)Micah J. Hopkins (Source: Blytheville Police Dept.)
    Two people who were inside a home with a murder suspect in Blytheville were charged with hindering apprehension Thursday, according to Blytheville Police Captain Scott Adams.
    Two people who were inside a home with a murder suspect in Blytheville were charged with hindering apprehension Thursday, according to Blytheville Police Captain Scott Adams.
  • Saturday, August 2 • 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    STUFF The Bus this Saturday

    STUFF The Bus this Saturday

    This Saturday at area Wal-Mart stores, come help us STUFF the BUS with school supplies for NE Arkansas school kids.
    Come help us STUFF the BUS this Saturday in the seventh annual 'Stuff the Bus' school supply drive for children of Northeast Arkansas who can use our help. 
  • Investigators reach Ukraine jet wreckage site

    Investigators reach Ukraine jet wreckage site

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:04 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:04:37 GMT
    An international team of investigators in eastern Ukraine on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 for the first time.
    Two weeks after a missile brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, an international team of investigators Thursday reached a wreckage site in eastern Ukraine that remains bitterly contested between government forces and...
  • W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

    W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:59 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:59:43 GMT
    The president of Sierra Leone has declared a public health emergency as the Ebola crisis deepens across West Africa.
    Security forces went house-to-house in Sierra Leone's capital Thursday looking for Ebola patients and others exposed to the disease as the death toll from the worst recorded outbreak in history surpassed 700 in West...
  • House leaders abandon border bill

    House leaders abandon border bill

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:33:23 GMT
    A divided House of Representatives is moving forward on a bill to address the immigration crisis on the southern border after GOP leaders made concessions to win conservative support.
    Short on votes, House Republicans abruptly abandoned a bill Thursday to address the immigration crisis on the U.S.-Mexico border after last-minute maneuvering failed to lock down conservative support. An hour later, they...
  • Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

    Demoted worker shoots CEO, kills self in Chicago

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:33:04 GMT
    Chicago police say one man is dead and another is in critical condition after a shooting inside a downtown high-rise office building.
    A demoted worker shot and critically wounded his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a downtown high-rise office building in Chicago's bustling financial district, police said.
  • CIA director apologizes to Senate leaders

    CIA director apologizes to Senate leaders

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:57 PM EDT2014-07-31 18:57:01 GMT
    CIA Director John Brennan is apologizing to Senate intelligence committee leaders after his inspector general found that CIA employees acted improperly when the CIA searched Senate computers earlier this year.
    An internal CIA investigation has found that agency officers improperly accessed Senate computers earlier this year in a dispute over interrogation documents, prompting CIA Director John Brennan to abandon his defiant...
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  • Two others arrested in Blytheville for hindering apprehension

    Two others arrested in Blytheville for hindering apprehension

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:58:24 GMT
    Micah J. Hopkins (Source: Blytheville Police Dept.)Micah J. Hopkins (Source: Blytheville Police Dept.)
    Two people who were inside a home with a murder suspect in Blytheville were charged with hindering apprehension Thursday, according to Blytheville Police Captain Scott Adams.
    Two people who were inside a home with a murder suspect in Blytheville were charged with hindering apprehension Thursday, according to Blytheville Police Captain Scott Adams.
  • Man arrested for lighting woman on fire

    Man arrested for lighting woman on fire

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:56:54 GMT
    A Stone County man is in jail accused of pouring gasoline on a woman and then lighting her on fire.
    A Stone County man is in jail accused of pouring gasoline on a woman and then lighting her on fire.
  • Program accepting applications for free child care

    Program accepting applications for free child care

    Thursday, July 31 2014 3:18 PM EDT2014-07-31 19:18:03 GMT
    The Head Start program is accepting applications for free child care services at their centers around Region 8. An administrator with Arkansas Early Learning said they are still trying to reach full enrollment in the 6 counties they serve.
    The Head Start program is accepting applications for free child care services at their centers around Region 8. An administrator with Arkansas Early Learning said they are still trying to reach full enrollment in the 6 counties they serve.
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  • A-State Fall Camp kicks off Thursday

    A-State Fall Camp kicks off Thursday

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-07-30 04:03:31 GMT
    Seventeen of the eighteen workouts are scheduled to start at 8:35am. All practices are OPEN to the public. The workouts will be held at Centennial Bank Stadium or the football practice fields.
    Seventeen of the eighteen workouts are scheduled to start at 8:35am. All practices are OPEN to the public. The workouts will be held at Centennial Bank Stadium or the football practice fields.
  • Drew Brees shows off incredible accuracy by 'skeet shooting'

    Drew Brees shows off incredible accuracy by 'skeet shooting'

    How good is Drew Brees? This good. A Vine post of Drew Brees ‘skeet shooting' is possibly the most impressive thing to come out of Saints Training Camp yet. Brees shows off his incredible accuracy by
    How good is Drew Brees? This good.
  • 'Out of nowhere': Twins add undrafted 24-year-old

    'Out of nowhere': Twins add undrafted 24-year-old

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:58 AM EDT2014-07-30 05:58:05 GMT
    In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitcher who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs in a California summer league but has never been drafted.
    In one of their craziest scouting experiences, the Minnesota Twins have reached a deal with a 24-year-old pitching prospect who has thrown 100 mile per hour fastballs but has never been drafted.

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